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Moon Jae-in faces a dilemma on North Korea

South Korea's new president may have to toe the US line

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in visits the National Cemetery in Seoul on May 10.   © Reuters

The election of Moon Jae-in as South Korea's new president represents the culmination of a populist protest movement that began last October amid revelations of alleged corrupt ties between the government and big business under the administration of President Park Geun-hye.

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